John Tavares Named NHL First Star of the Week

New York Islanders captain John Tavares was named the NHL’s First Star of the Week for the week ending October 29. In three games, Tavares recorded six goals and one assist, including two hat tricks. The first one came Tuesday against the Coyotes, in a four-point performance that also saw him score the game-winning goal. Tavares […]

Pieces to Isles Puzzle Begin to Fit

There’s only one word to describe the Islanders situation after the club’s first eleven games of the season — hopeful. Granted that the franchise is a work in progress, but Saturday night’s emphatic 6-2 victory over the Stanley Cup Finalist Nashville Predators offers more optimism for the club than there was at this time last […]